Home to a collection of notable landmarks, including the 13th-century Crook Hall and the Norman Durham Castle, Durham is a historic town. The city offers everything from history and heritage to stunning scenic views from its picture-perfect cathedral, nestled atop the peninsula. It is also home to the famous Durham University which is claimed to be England's third oldest after the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. This renowned university attracts a huge number of students every year, making it difficult to secure quality student accommodation in Durham.
The rising number of students flying to Durham makes it challenging for the university to accommodate them all in the student hall, thereby creating a huge demand for private student housing. These off-campus student home are located at a walking distance from the university and offer a variety of room types – student apartment, student flat, shared and en-suite room, as well as a student studio.
Students looking for accommodation in the city should visit student accommodation websites to compare the wide variety of options available and make an informed decision about the best student accommodation. All these properties offer fully-furnished student room with a comfortable bed, chair, table, and ample space to keep all your belongings. The properties are well-connected to the rest of the city by a strong network of public transport, making it easy to explore other exciting neighbourhoods in the capital at a moment’s notice. The residents can enjoy modern facilities like coin-operated laundries, games rooms, fully-functional gyms, private study areas, two-wheeler parking lots, cinema room, common spaces, swimming pool, fully-equipped communal kitchen, courtyard, and more!
Durham has all the practicalities of a world-class city while being just a short drive away from its very own Heritage Coast. From live cricket to side-splitting stand-up comedy, live theatre or a day at the races, there are a plethora of things to keep you entertained during the day or in the evenings in Durham. There are a variety of pubs and cosy cafes where you can enjoy homemade treats. Spend some time in the afternoon at Old Durham Gardens which is less than a mile from the city centre. Durham is renowned for its great nightlife, with gin bars, cocktail bars, gastro pubs, and excellent restaurants for a great night out. Visit the Brew Bar located in the city centre providing the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind whilst enjoying the city views. All in all, Durham is a great place to live with a packed year-round calendar of events.